Man texting on smartphone against backdrop of legacy computer equipment

FCC tackles data mobility across 200 legacy systems

The Federal Communications Commission wants to ensure efforts now underway to redesign hundreds of legacy systems will support data mobility.

Toughpad FZ-E1 and Toughpad FZ-X1 are fully rugged, 5-inch enterprise-class handheld tablets

Smaller Toughpads get voice connectivity

Panasonic announced two fully rugged, 5-inch enterprise-class handheld tablets for mobile professionals.

HP Pro x2 612 and Elite 700

HP debuts IT systems fit for public sector demand

HP announced mobile devices and virtual workstation technology the company says meet the demands of its government customers.

Army Network Integration Evaluation at Fort Bliss Texas

Army tests commercial networking tech for the battlefield

4G LTE infrastructure is part of a new collection of advanced commercial technologies, including first responder capabilities and Wi-Fi for command posts tested at this spring's Network Integration Evaluation.

digital fingerprints discovered with mobile forensics

Mobile forensics tools hammer out evidence

Proprietary and open source forensic tools are helping law enforcement extract evidence from mobile devices and even recover data that has been deleted.

Digital forensics on mobile phones

Can digital forensics keep up with smartphone tech?

Smartphones provide a wealth of evidence for forensics investigators, but the escalating number and variety of mobile devices coupled with a growing case backlog has put digital forensics development to the test.

Mobile worker accessing office network

Agencies work to close mobile security, connectivity gaps

The demands of security and connectivity are the two major challenges confronting agencies as they roll out mobile networks, government IT executives say.

search of smartphone data to be determined by the court

Smartphones before the court: Searchable wallets or pocket PCs?

There are tools and techniques law enforcement can use to get data from a smartphone, but the question of when police can search a phone remains to be decided.

Wi-Fi access for Amtrak trains

Amtrak seeks faster Wi-Fi for Northeast trains

The railroad service is looking for a dedicated, wireless trackside network that provides a high-capacity, broadband-speed Internet connection between Washington and Boston.

Highway department uses Xora cloud-based mobile management tools

GPS, geofencing drive highway department efficiency

The highway department in Cheektowaga, N.Y., uses cloud-based mobile management tools created by Xora for GPS tracking and vehicle trip auditing, mileage management and more.

Census worker ringing doorbell

Census to test Internet-enabled survey for 2020 count

Census Bureau is already exploring how new applications might help improve the cost, participation rate, energy savings and accuracy of the next decennial census.

Payphones on a New York City street

NYC replacing payphones with Wi-Fi hotspots

Wi-Fi network connection points will be installed in NYC public payphone kiosks, replacing the aging devices. The hotspots will also still include an option for voice services and offer free calling to 911 and 311.

Topic Resources

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    Change in Healthcare systems – driven by the new laws and regulations, demands for mobile services, and rising costs – can be delivered with greater speed and quality by integrating DevOps processes and tools into existing development and delivery environments. By applying lean and agile principles across the software delivery lifecycle, DevOps helps organizations deliver a differentiated and engaging customer experience, achieve quicker time to value, and gain increased capacity to innovate.

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    The government is transitioning its mobile app offerings from straightforward informational to more complex transactional setups. As more agencies embrace mobile apps, their possibilities become apparent and their security policies necessary. Read this informative Digital Dialogue to learn how agencies can take advantage of emerging mobile solutions while maintaining data security.